Sunday 1/29: Write to elected officials. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.
Monday 1/30: Chanelle Benz presents The Man Who Shot Out My Eye is Dead, along with a conversation with Lucie Shelly, co-hosted with Electric Literature. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.
Tuesday 1/31: Kayla Rae Whitaker presents The Animators. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., free.
Ishion Hutchinson discusses House of Lords and Commons with Teju Cole. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich discusses A House Full of Females, a look at plural marriages and early Mormonism. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.
Wednesday 2/1: Elizabeth Greenwood, Syreeta McFadden, Anna Noyes, and Isaac Oliver join the HiFi Reading Series for the last HiFi reading ever. Congratulations to Ryan Britt and Lena Valencia for hosting for almost three years. HiFi, 7:30 p.m., free.
Anna Pitoniak reads The Futures. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.
Thursday 2/2: Scot Crawford, Michael Hampton, Jim Saah, Andy Rapoport, and Vol 1. Brooklyn Moderator Tobias Carroll discuss Spoke: Images and Stories from the 1980s Washington, DC Punk Scene. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., free.
Anne Carson reads poetry. NYU Creative Writing House, 7 p.m., free.
Friday 2/3: Joe Halstead launches West Virginia. Unnameable Books, 7:30 p.m., free.
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